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Sadly the above picture doesn’t come close to what I have or even what I would like to achieve in my lifetime, although I’d like to think my collection has some significance.  I’ve posted a few pictures of my bits and bobs before and have even compiled a video game database to keep track of what I have and what I’m missing.

Rather then throw out opinions on the new blockbusters hitting the shelves, I thought it would make a change to take a look back at the games I have in my collections and why they are there.

Feel free to comment a letter, game or genre and I’ll pick something from the collection to write about.

Here is a list of my current collection

REVIEW: Post Eurogamer Thoughts

Seeing some of the enormous queues made me wonder whether or not getting to front of them would be classed as time well spent or not.  Never the less I had a go at a few titles, some unexpected highlights and some confirming what I’d already thought.

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PREVIEW: Eurogamer Expo

Eurogamer kicks off today marking its fifth year running and third at Earls Court.  The expo offers members of the public and game industry regulars a chance to meet up, be social and play many of the new releases that are still a long way from being released.  Although for me personally this years expo hasn’t got a lot to offer, there is most definitely something for everyone and if you’re over the age of eighteen then even more as well.

Below is a list of where you are likely to find me throughout the course of the day.

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Tales of Symphonia HD

Tales of Symphonia has been around for a while and yet I’ve never given it a fair shot.  Every time I sit down with it something else comes a long and I often get sidetracked and forget what it is I’m doing and have to start over.  This is likely to be the case with Tales of Graces as well as that is still sitting unfinished next to me.  So why a blog about Symphonia?  WELL.

Recently due to my Diablo venture I’ve splashed out on a new PC capable of playing games on full whack making the visuals look noticeably better then their console counter parts.  With that in mind I’ve applied the same to getting the most out of my old console games.

Using a Gamecube emulator and the physical disk copy of Tales of Symphonia I legitimately bought and own, I’ve been able to res up the visuals to a Vesperia and Graces standard and they look fantastic.  I’ll let you be the judge.


These two taken very early on in the game show the level of detail applied by the emulator.

If I find anything else particularly beautiful looking I’ll be sure to post it.

E3 2012: Nintendo

You could say Nintendo had the most riding on this years E3 purely because of the new hardware.  Was it going to have 3rd party support, a strong launch window line up and actually be any good.  I’d go with yes, maybe, yes.

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